3:17 PM Tuesday, July 7th
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David, Des & I just finished wrapping up a beautiful wedding for my good friends Carol & Yejun. We were at HNL waiting to board our flight back to good ol chi city and David’s phone rings. It was Jon calling – David hands the phone over to me and in my head it went somewhat like this:

Remo: Henry, I need a photographer for my wedding.
Henry: Hey Remo! Oh shoot – did something happen? When’s your wedding?
Remo: It’s coming up soon. August 1.
Henry: … (crap. is he asking me to photograph his wedding? i’m awful at photos!) Wow. That’s in a couple weeks!
Remo: Are you free? Can you photograph my wedding?
Henry: Uh… you know I don’t really do photos right? I’m horrible at posing people!
Remo: Don’t worry about it – we love your films / stills.
Henry: I’d have to think it over.

end call

A long flight back to the chi and it was decided. There’s no way I can leave my friend hanging with a couple weeks left. He wouldn’t have called unless there were any other options. It was such a great decision on my part! Remo & Spencer’s friends and family are such a loving bunch. I spent the weekend with them and we were surrounded by great food and joyous laughter. It was such a relief to know that Remo trusted me with the task. That guy is such an encouragement, even calling me after the wedding expressing his thanks and how comfortable him & spencer were on the day of.

On that note, I’ll probably never photograph another wedding. Enjoy! Love you both Remo & Spencer! I’m definitely swinging by if I’m ever in Ohio… hahaha

Oh – and I couldn’t have done it without David & Des being guests at the wedding! SO HELPFUL!

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  • Sarah - Soooo beautiful! You captured their love!ReplyCancel

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Photographer: David Lai
Ceremony: Ocean Crystal Chapel | Karissma
Reception: Halekulani Waikiki

  • Drew Wu - Amazing pictures!ReplyCancel

    • admin - Thanks Drew! The photos are just screen captures of their film. Be sure to check that out!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole H. - Beautiful video and a wonderful way to look back and remember your special day!!!ReplyCancel

    • admin - Thank you Nicole! To think it was just a few months ago!ReplyCancel

  • Migee Hyong - I’ve watched this video 3 times in a row. PerfectReplyCancel

    • admin - Thanks Migee! It was such a fun wedding!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah C. - Absolutely love this video!ReplyCancel

  • Carol - I LOVE THIS SO MUCH! Thanks Henry!!!!!!ReplyCancel

    • admin - You’re so welcome Carol. I miss hawaii. I NEED TO GO BACK. #6monthvowrenewalReplyCancel

  • Michelle Donovan - You guys are way too good looking!! Love these pics. So romantic. ❤️❤️❤️ReplyCancel

    • admin - Thanks for the love Michelle! Be sure to check out their film all the way on the bottom!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Chung - Prolly gonna watch this once a day for the next year or so 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Nackil Sung - Wow, it is really great! not too long not too short. You grabbed the essence of the wedding.ReplyCancel

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Photographer: Kina Wicks
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  • Terri Williams - This was an amazing way to capture the emotion of the day! It was a joyful event celebrating love and family and that came through in every frame of this video. Thank you for allowing us to be part of this special event.ReplyCancel

  • Maura Laidley - BEAUTIFUL!! Love you Nora and Leon! I shed more than a few tears watching… can’t wait to see the whole thing 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Lauren - Gorgeous day for a wonderful couple!ReplyCancel

  • Jeanne Laidley - Awesome video! Such a gorgeous couple. The music and commentary are beautifully done. I felt like I was there again!! Congrats Nora and Leon!!!ReplyCancel

  • Maura - MORE! I want to watch more! You two are so cute but Mr.Boe is my real fav ;).ReplyCancel

  • Sara Anderson - Beautiful! I love you guys and your day was awesome! More good times to come:-)ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Dress - This just put a big smile on my face! love you guys, thanks for including me on your very special day 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Julie - Wow!! I want to watch more too!! The video is AMAZING. You two had such a great wedding!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen - Such a beautiful, moving wedding video!! Loved it! Hope we can see more from that beautiful day!!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Morozin - Beautiful wedding! Thanks for the memories.ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Morozin - It was nice watching the lovely wedding again.ReplyCancel

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